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Trends in the Number of Cancer Deaths Among Men and Women, US, 1930-2006

300,000 295,000 Men 290,000 Men 285,000 250,000 280,000 Women 275,000 200,000 Women 270,000 265,000 150,000
300,000
295,000
Men
290,000
Men
285,000
250,000
280,000
Women
275,000
200,000
Women
270,000
265,000
150,000
100,000
50,000
0
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Number of Cancer Deaths
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

Source: US Mortality Data, 1930-2006, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009.